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Chicago Coaching Center Podcast

May 30, 2018

Jennifer Abrams is the expert at Having Hard Conversations! She and Adam talk about how to plan for them, how to maintain a strong relationships with those that you work, how teachers of different generations need different support, and more! 


May 16, 2018

Dr. Lenny DePasquale has been an Instructional Coach, an Assistant Principal, and is currently the English Department Chair of Highland Park High School. In each position, he has learned the value of collaboration and support among peers. Adam & Ken talk to Lenny about this and his role as co-founder of the Illinois...


May 1, 2018

Jill Geocaris wears many hats! She is the Innovative Adult Learning Coordinator in Maine 207. She runs the Chicago Coaching Center. She is the Director of the Illinois Council of Instructional Coaching. Ken Wallace & Adam Roubitchek discuss how these groups work together, what makes for a successful adult learning...


Apr 24, 2018

Dr. Hank Thiele is the Superintendent of Community High School District 99 (Downers Grove, IL). He has been an educational technology leader for decades, and as Assistant Superintendent, led Maine Township to be among the first to adopt Google Apps for Education. As Superintendent of District 99, he has inherited a...


Apr 3, 2018

Adam had the opportunity to pick the brains of the Maine 207 literacy specialists. Jenny Gustavson, Mecca Sadler, and Juliana Cucci describe their work in building a 21st century literacy support program. They describe their use of data and how it informs the specific strategies that are used with each student, as well...